Ront was an orc warrior of Iceshield tribe in the Dessarin Valley. His war party was slaughtered by a group of dwarves. Only Ront survived by escaping into the Underdark. There he was captured by drow slavers of Velkynvelve during the Rage of Demons.
Ront was a mean, stupid, and hateful individual. He had a great survival instinct, which permitted him to survive in very dangerous situations. However, Ront was ashamed of his cowardly act and believed that Gruumsh, the god of the orcs, was punishing him. Ront engaged in threatening behavior and bullying toward the others unless someone stood up to him.